Allen McBroom

The Truth About Debt

Debt. That one word may cause more gastric upheaval than any other word in the English language. It can be simultaneously viewed as a positive building tool and...

Margin of Safety

Allen McBroom As independent MI retailers are well aware, dwindling margins are probably the greatest threat to the continued existence of the independent s...

Little Things Go A Long Way

I dropped in to see one of our local bankers recently, and as we were visiting, we got to talking about customer service. In particular, we got to talking about...

Maintenance Vs. Buying New

When I was 15 years old, I got my first car. It was a brown-and-white, four-door 1958 Chevrolet Biscayne. It had been my grandfather’s car, and it probably had ...